From: Carol Rainey <csrainey2.nul> Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 13:54:35 -0500 Archived: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 07:06:44 -0500 Subject: Re: Budd Hopkins >From: Gildas Bourdais <bourdais.gildas.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2011 16:28:38 +0100 >Subject: Re: Budd Hopkins >>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark.nul> >>To: <post.nul> >>Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2011 19:17:57 -0600 >>Subject: Re: Budd Hopkins <snip> >I think that you miss an important point that Jerry Clark, to >the contrary, has well seen. It is a question of decency. >You are talking about a man who has done a great amount of >ground breaking research on abductions. It was, and still is, a >difficult and risky task, requiring a lot of intelligence and >courage among other things, and where one may be mistaken. <snip> >>My sole point, which I would have thought blindingly apparent to >>any adult reader, is that an ex-spouse has his or her story, but >>- as we have already seen - it isn't the only one to be told. Yet again, we're back to the personal. I was talking about research methods. I wasn't talking about one man. My entire message is that the two primary alien abduction researchers are using faulty, dangerous and deceptively distorted techniques. That some of their subjects are getting hurt. _Two_ guys and their silent cohorts. So that probably adds up to at least two dozen miscreants. Decency... Nobody seems to decently care about the patients of these two researchers. Nobody on this list seems to give a damn about how Jacobs has damaged a young woman while she was hypnotized by falsely placing in her mind the self-serving diagnosis that she was profoundly mentally ill. This history professor diagnosed Ms. Woods with Multiple Personality Disorder to save himself from an imaginary hybrid. Decency requires people in this field to listen to him do it on tape. Don't take my word for it. Decency would require people in this field to give a damn that one of the cases I worked on with Budd, "Dora," had been diagnosed 3 years earlier by two abduction-friendly therapists as suffering from severe mental illness--not alien abduction. She needed to be treated for years of severe sexual and physical abuse, not regressed into a spaceship or brought under hypnosis to meet Ralph Nader and Colin Powell in cahoots with the aliens or facilitate her paddling about in a vat of floating human body parts. Decency requires that "Dora" get the help she needed, not be milked for her output of high strangeness. You people have _not_ done the decent thing by these vulnerable subjects and scores more. Yet the bearer of bad news is the one you see as not decent. Let me ask you, if Daddy's diddling the kids or Father John is playing with little boys or Dr. Smith is manipulating hypnotized patients into delivering the lurid story he wants for his book-- tell me, Mr. Bourdais, when _is_ a decent time to let the public know? The implication certainly seems to be, well... never. Carol Rainey Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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